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Mar 1, 2013 11:30pm PST
the convention. >> extra security and a stronger police presence, some of the changes that the first friday event in oakland's uptown neighborhood. let's hear more about the changes and a new emphasis on safety. >> reporter: it ended about an hour ago but venders have taken down the stands but there's plenty of people still in the area. >> reporter: this band kicked off tonight's live entertainment, people dancing, and glad that the city hasn't lost its rhythm. it's a family-oriented activity and extra security was hired. this boy was shot and killed following last month's first friday event. >> it's been marred by violence lately, and it's unfortunate. when you look at what the city is trying to do to change the image of oakland, you know, this is sort of our calling card. >> reporter: organizers say this event is important to the identity of the city and the culture. >> this is one thing we can do to help the area, and i want to the do more than just the first friday. >> reporter: there is no drinking in public and ending the event an hour earlier at 9:00. first friday covers
KICU
Mar 11, 2013 4:00am PDT
consulted about the change. the head of the association representing air marshalls says of tsa officials "they act like everybody on the back side of that cockpit door is disposable." "i don't agree with the knife part. sports equipment is ok." the list of what will be allowed includes: small folding pocket knives 2.36 inches long, corkscrews, small novelty bats shorter than 24 inches, ski poles, hockey and lacrosse sticks, billiard cues and two golf clubs. "i think tsa is trying to increase profiling and moving away from nickel and dime things but knives--that's surprising how quick this came." a coalition of 90-thousand flight attendants want the white house to intervene. but there are supporters of the t-s-a's decision and they include the airline pilots association and airline consultant bob herbst,"the tsa is more of a 'dog-and-pony show' than real security." "the tsa's job is to protect the cockpit and the aircraft." a spokeswoman for the t-s-a said there are no plans to review easing carry-on restrictions. meanwhile, razor blades, box cutters and full-size baseball bats must still
KICU
Mar 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
what the port is doing improve. >> reporter: port of oakland commissioners heard policy changes this afternoon, they are part of an effort to increation public trust in the wake of a spend -- increase public trust in the wake of a spending candle -- scandal. >> i am celebrating this although it is a work in progress. >> reporter: spentish limits. after three -- spending limits. after 13 years. 30% fewer employees hold cards. compared to last year. and mandatory ethics training. >> it is a milestone to respond after we learned of serious challenges we face and actions by senior leadership. >> reporter: $80 per deum, per person. they are pushing the change the culture of the organization. >> we didn't have a value code of conduct for the organization. we now have value principal. more than that we have required ethics training. >> reporter: one item they highlighted -- >> you can see more reporting, that starts today. the board's report is reported for the first time ever as part of our agenda. you will see more reporting on behalf of the senior staff and the activities of the port. >>
KICU
Mar 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
everything from bearing traffic loads to changing temperatures to great earthquakes. >> the concrete needs to cure for about a week after then it will be strong enough for vehicles to travel over it. >> reporter: 5:00 a.m. september 3rd it will be open for at least 150 years of business, also opening in what will be the year of infrastructure, the slide and caldecott tunnels. tom vacar, chase utley charl. >> more detail awe take another live look at bay bridge. caltrans says crews still have a lot do before the new eastern span opens september 3rd including coating and painting the main cable, installing the light and utilities, finishing paving and installing expansion joints to allow the bridge to flex during an earthquake. >>> for more on the new eastern span, including raw video from today's concrete pour, just go to our website, ktvu.com and clerk which are on "the bay bridge project" tab. >>> now to our continuing coverage on preparations to elect a successor to pope benedict. today crew set up a chimney on the roof of the sistine chapelle. the conclave is scheduled to begin tuesday
KICU
Mar 26, 2013 11:30pm PDT
drivers who don't know about the change of the system will be looking for toll takers. this is the last time you will be seeing a human being in the toll booth. >> reporter: how is it going? >> hey we're hanging in there. >> reporter: on this last day on the job the hardest part has been saying goodbye. >> it's so nice to hear the public express themselves to us, yeah. especially on such a difficult day. >> reporter: after midnight the system will switch to an all electronic toll way. >> i was picking up my transponder because all of my friends at the golden gate bridge are going to be gone as of today. >> reporter: many tell us they'll miss the tradition of paying it forward by paying the toll for the driver behind them and the human connection that it represents. others say they can't believe it has taken this long to automate the old system. >> i don't understand why. there's so many people that are waiting to go through. >> reporter: the spokeswoman for the bridge says the change will save money. $16million over the next eight years. and time. by easing congestion. >> you can j
KICU
Mar 10, 2013 1:30am PST
transportation changes for st.james park. ....i'll have a live report the african american studies department is changing...we will tell you how and the san jose state men's basketball team did not start last night's game we will tell you what happend. update news starts now... hello and welcome to update news... i'm ingrid almaraz. and i'm melody gnzales... thanks for joining us. we have a developing story regarding the san jose state men's basketball team. just before the start of thursday night's game against the university of texas at san antonio...the events center roof began leaking. rain drops splashed onto the basketball court. staff members attempted to cover up the leaks which were coming in from several spots. there was even an attempt to cover the roof. but school officials deemed the court too dangerous for game play. according to spartan athletics it will be up to the wac conference front office whether the game will be replayed. we'll have more about the basketball team coming up on sports later in this newscast. the african- american studies department is going to b
KICU
Mar 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
:00. traffic patterns will be changed in the loop. at mission and jackson street. but in about an hour at 8:00 tonight. one way heading north when a- street and mission will be coming one way. more information on that, go to our web site and we also have live drive time traffic maps for you that update 24/7. >>> conflicting accounts about a popular rapper reported to be near death. how he got into this predickment. >> san jose firefighters, injured in the line of duty, are recognized for their bravery today. we will tell you the heroes about the incident behind the awards. >> in weather. the clouds are moving out of the bay area right now. coming upon, the warmest day of the weekend and when rain clouds resurface on the five- day forecast. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price
KICU
Mar 21, 2013 4:00am PDT
changed in a meaningful way, then we may well adjust the pace of purchases in order to keep the level of accommodation consistent with the outlook and, secondly, to help provide the markets with some sense of progress -- how much progress is being made so that it can make better judgments. bernanke avoided commenting. whether he will stay on for another term, only stating he talked to president obama about it "a bit." and regarding cyprus, the fed chair calls the situation "difficult" but not a risk to the u.s. financial system. now onto the situation in cyprus... the country needs $7.5 billion dollars asap. and it might not come from the ecb. yesterday, the european central bank reportedly signaled it's prepared to cut off funding to the mediterranean island -- causing a financial meltdown. a rescue could still come from russia or bank bondholders. cyprus has a supersized banking system often used by russian's to house money. it's a busy week for companies launching their initial public offerings...such as model n-- which rocketed up in value from the outset. in all---eight i-p-os th
KICU
Mar 25, 2013 11:30pm PDT
will save lives -- change in regulation he hopes will save lives. amber. >> reporter: we are at fire station number 35 here along the san francisco water front the retired fire captain suffered a rare form of kidney cancer tells us he doesn't want others to suffer the same or deal. >> probably nasty, oilchemicals from different fires. >> reporter: this blackened helmet is what he wore the 27 years he worked for san francisco fire department. it is a treasured item but a reminder what forced him into early retirement a decade ago, a boyhood dream cut short. >> i was peeing blood. within one week i knew i had kidney cancer. >> reporter: his doctor told him it likely resulted from exposure to toxic chemicals such as those found in flame retardants. >> when we walk into a building on fire we are working in a toxic chemical atmosphere. >> reporter: more than 100 san francisco firefighters have died from cancer in the past 10 years many are battling it in retirement. retardants are required in foam cushions. >> 67,308 as of this evening. >> reporter: he started an online petition to g
KICU
Mar 17, 2013 1:30am PDT
churchgoers were enthusiastic about the change. "i do have my reservations because i'm not sure about argentina and whether the political state of affairs there is different." san jose state students who attend the catholic newman center on tenth street were ecstatic. "the first pope to have been from the jesuit community and i think that's awesome. that's gonna speak volumes to the jesuit community and it's gonna speak volumes to e church as a whole. and this is just what we need. i think it's totally sent from the holy spirit. it's awesome." "being that we are already such a big group and then more are gonna be drawing in. it's a whole different type of revolution that's going on." it's too soon to say whether pope francis will live up to these expectations, but the young and faithful are clearly excited for his papacy. reporting from san jose, sean wince, for update news." drones are remote controlled airplanes being used by the military and possible by the local police. it's raising concerns. ">>>the us has used drones for military strikes 420 times. and according to the nyt x amo
KICU
Mar 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
walking down vale avenue. chang was a member of the trackteam. she was scheduled to compete at her first track meet in a week. >>> a former high school football player turned college student is campbell's first homicide in more than five years. ktvu's amber lee is in santa clara now where more than 100 people came out tonight to remember the 18-year-old who may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> reporter: julie, tonight's vigil for richard vega was held here at santa clara high school where he graduated last year. friends and family tell us they are shocked by his death. >> reporter: the chill on this march night was easier to bare than the chill in their hearts. family, friends, coaches and teachers gathered on the field where richard vega played football for the santa clara high bruins. >> i think you god for remembering him with that big old smile. remembering him with his crazy jokes, and his little moments. >> reporter: vega was attending deaza college and working at a phone store. someone shot vega who died at the hospital. >> we heard two gunshots. i heard a
KICU
Mar 29, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: we had a beautiful forecast today, but it's changing around. look at this system, sitting out here, slowly working its way to the coast. you can see these showers with nothing hitting the ground yet. we had upper 70s today. it looks like rain off the north bay. that's really the atmosphere. it's raining but evaporating before it hits the ground. as we get into the next 24 hours, it's going to get wet around here. when i come back, the latest computer model, and i will walk you through the forecast. >> reporter: let's go to jana with what the organizers of easter egg hunts plan to do when the storm rolls in. >> reporter: union street has a celebration every year on easter sunday. you can see they have the signs up. this year they are planning for the possibility that it may rain on their parade. there was an easter bunny sighting today, it was on pink and white wheels, from the floppy ears to the cotton tail. the staff at just jewels make a float every year for the annual celebration, bringing thousands of people out on easter sunday for crafts, pony rides, and an easter bunny
KICU
Mar 19, 2013 11:30pm PDT
houring a. you can see a new light showers lingering around oakland. showers now light. but that changes around as we get into the next few hours. the computer model goes into 2:00 a.m. then it starts going again. most of us are asleep. we move it forward to 6:00 a.m. many folks in their cars now. roadways wet for the morning commute. the morning commute looks wet. 6:00 a.m., then you get into the noontime and you have more showers. so it just keeps coming, wave after wave. we'll roll the model through tomorrow and take it into thursday and go looking into your weekend and the five day. >>> pope francis was officially installed as the head of the roman catholic church in vatican city today. he was given the fisherman's ring. pope francis called on the followers to protect the poorest, weakest and least important. later he stood for two hours greeting visitors. after that he spoke by phone with the former pope benedict. >>> comcast flips the switch on a big upgrade. the change internet users may notice right away. >>> when businesses >>> for many merchants graffiti and vandalism can be an
KICU
Mar 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
substantial rain. things change around. highs from today, when i say change around, this chance for a little more rain but i'm talking a quarter of an inch. light radar sweeps out of santa cruz mountains and davis and you can see nothing, that green line is a bad return but the feel that it's dry out there. there is a little activity in the west slope and other than that, we're just kind of steady as she goes, which means clouds, mild daytime highs and yellows are 70s, greens are mid 60s, so tomorrow a lot like today and chance of a sprinkle, partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, variable clouds and it will do all those things tomorrow. here we are at midnight. see drizzle. in the forecast. you don't need umbrellas for that. as we get into 8:00 a.m. you don't need umbrellas for that but drizzle on the golden gate bridge down by pacific families drizzle so a little slick on the roadways possible for thursday morning. this is all, you know, just knew sense stuff. nothing really substantial. look offshore here this is thursday morning at 10:00 but where does it go? out of the area. a little bit
KICU
Mar 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
customer asking for change for a $100 bill. the person working inside the du dunkin' donuts, can't give you change. then the guy says, this is a robbery. huh-uh. trying to shut the window nap doesn't work. the worker did throw a hot couple of coffee -- still doesn't work. >> so then she goes for the whole dang pot. >> ooh. >> kind of disappointed. dunkin doughnuts coffee is delicious. >> it's the best. >> they love it in the northwest. people are probably really mad about this. this gip drives away, completely disrespected, coffee stains all over his car and his clothes right now. >> which can burn your skin. >> this guy got away empty-handed. >>> this next bad guy was caught on surveillance camera inside a public grocery store. watch what this evil-doer is doing. first, walking down the cosmetics aisle to steal from this lady bending down just minding her own business. her purse is sitting in that front little area of the cart. >> oh, man. >> he puts it in his arms, walks back by the woman while she's still shopping. she turns around just as he's walked pat her and she actually runs after
KICU
Mar 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
ticket three weeks down the road doesn't change people's behavior. >> more than 14,000 tickets were generated from hayward's eight red light camera intersections last year. police reports show while half of the intersections showed decreases in broadside crashes, nearly half showed increases, and five of the eight intersections had increases in rear-end collisions. >> i'm a firm believer that live contact by a police officer where they have that autonomy to give a warning, give a citation but make that contact and make decision has a much greater impact. >> police say as for cost the program roughly breaks even. citizens have strong opinions on both sides. >> i don't like them, you know. i mean, i -- i know that when i come to an intersection that has these cameras, i'm very cautious about it. >> i think they should have them because there's a lot of actions here. it's a good idea and people are supposed to stop. >> i think they're really -- they're geared to, you know, kind of entrap the public, you know, because this one here is just like hair trigger big time. got me a couple of
KICU
Mar 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
market clearly has been establishing areas of value to the upside, and until that changes, basically you are trading opinions. > what do you see in the week ahead? i know we have a fed meeting coming up. > > i think all eyes are going to be on the fed meeting for the most part. the most recent fomc minutes that were released really fueled this market right now. i'm talking about fuel for the dollar - we saw the dollar convincingly get above that 80- even level, and this last week, just recently, touched off the 83-even level. friday it sold off a little bit for the most part, off that 83-even level, but i also think, again, that this is just going to be more fuel for the fire, if you will. the fed has really come out with this very specific stance, it's a wealth effect-type stance, it's a very low- interest-rate environment, and i think that investors feel that the only real value right now, the only real place to put their money, is stocks; and clearly the perception of value is to the upside, otherwise we wouldn't have closed on highs on friday. > ben, have a great trading day. tha
KICU
Mar 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
last couple days, we have escaped with highs. what you are going to see is a change in news. when the bad news, which has been swept under the carpet here for six months, starts to take effect and give the market some reason to sell, that will be when you will be able to tell that we are actually going to start to correct a little bit. but right now, there is still an underlying bid in the market, and right now bad news is still being ignored, and good news is being celebrated, so we are managing to push higher on a regular basis. > about that news, yesterday the retail news was better than expected. what is your reaction? > > i thought it was good, but you see, the market is now starting to price perfection in. if you go back a few days, we had a good unemployment number we had a good retail number, but the market has had more of a muted response - although it is higher, it is not excitingly higher, and i think the next real excitement will be when news misses and we actually pay attention to the bad news, and then we will start to get a little bit of a sell-off. > what is your t
KICU
Mar 15, 2013 4:00am PDT
to benefit from these changes. > raoul sreenivasan from dhl express, thanks so much. > > thank you bill. thank you bill. still ahead, is it time for hedge funds to get outta town? that and more next in traders unplugged. time for traders unplugged on this friday. from the floor of cme group, our pro traders, alan knuckman and andrew keene, are geared up for some frank talk about the market. let's move to topic number one, guys: commodity calm: big banks are experiencing a revenue decline because of commodities. which commodities make money here? > > i think the strategy that should make money even though it's not would be to be short the banks. the banks i've talked about. i don't like their business models at all, but the fact is they continue to go higher. so i am just playing on the side of being flat them. the banks used to make a lot of money on the trading desk and the bond desk and the oil desk. they are not making money on the trading desk, so the good thing would be to be short the banks, but you can not fight this market. > > that is simply because volatility in everythin
KICU
Mar 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
with prosecutors. wilson found foreclosed homes then changed the locks. posted them on craigs list and rented them out without the owners knowing about it -- craigslist. >>> musicians with the san francisco symphony orchestra served notice saying they may strike if contract negotiations remain stalled. >> reporter: the musicians union voted unanimously in favor of a job action and union officials say the deadline to get a deal done is next week before the symphony goes on a tour of the east coast. the union says management is giving itself raises while musicians are being subject to a wage freeze and benefit reduction. >>> showers showing up still in the south bay for rest of us for most of the bay area pretty dry today. light showers, .1, .2. but in the san jose area .2 of an inch in some places even more than that coming up on .3 in parts of the area out by evergreen in south san jose. milpitas, you have light showers that have been stuck down there all day or all afternoon. san jose light showers right now. then you come north up toward the livermore valley and you get a few spr
KICU
Mar 14, 2013 11:30pm PDT
more changes. i'll talk about that and then there's some rain. there's rain showing up. i'll show you when that gets here as well. >>> it was lin-sanity at san francisco tonight. jeremy lin is known for his rise to fame last year. the center for asian american media presented a documentary about his life tonight as a kick off to an 11 day film and culture celebration. advanced tickets were sold out. but rush tickets were still available for those who lined up outside the theater early with their cash. >>> another cruise ship stranded. the new problems affecting dozens of carnival passengers just mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> in southern california, one construction worker died bu
KICU
Mar 11, 2013 11:30pm PDT
knives on decisions. a tsa spokesman said the changes are set to take effect april 25th despite strong opposition from pilots and flight attendants. he has been called before the house homeland security committee. >>> this is a good week to look towards the heavens and catch a glimpse of the passing comet. astronomers say you should be able to see it with the naked eye, 30 minutes after sunset. look where the sun is setting and a bit left it should be as bright as one of the stars in the big dipper, a little fuzzy with a tail. >>> six bay area high school students are in washington dc, competing for a $100,000 scholarship. she is working on fluorescent imaging technology that would allow surgeons to detect cancer cells during operation. >> before surgery you get mris or like ct scans but those only get the main shape of the tumour but you can't see individual cells that is a big challenge for the surgeon they don't really know what exactly to take out. >> other bay area students in this competition are kevin chen of fremont,. >>> donald trump offered to help the obama administration. i
KICU
Mar 28, 2013 4:00am PDT
spokeswoman says the pricetags on merchandise are being changed this month and should be done in the next few weeks. the retailer lost customers last year after ceo ron johnson said such discounts cheapen the brand. mark zuckerberg is delving further into politics. the wall street journal is reporting the facebook ceo will help launch a political advocacy group. zuckerberg and other leaders of the tech industry plan to push legislation, including immigration reform. linkedin founder reid hoffman is also said to be onboard. last month, the zuck hosted a political fundraiser for new jersey governor chris christie. a growing number of american women are praying they won't wind up as bag ladies. according to a report, despite making strides in the workforce, 6 in 10 women say they are the breadwinners in the family. 49% fear becoming homeless. 27% of women earning more than $200,000 are still afraid of growing old penniless. one other study finds the wage gap between men and women is stuck, leaving the average female earning 23% less than her male counterparts. boeing could be facing some tra
KICU
Mar 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT
jason raz's i'm yours and he changed the lyrics just for sophia. >> he is so smooth, he remembered to tuck a flower behind his ear. ♪ what are you doing on 4-20 ♪ ♪ make my dreams come true >> he pulls a flower from behind his ear and hands it over to her and sophia embraces him in a hug and everyone applauds and she is his prom date for april 20th. >> we have him "right this minute" from baltimore, maryland. >> well done. how nervous were you walking up to do this? >> let's say for the next class period i was shaking, my face was red, and everybody saw me was like what happened? >> were you embarrassed? >> what do you have actually planned for the prom because now you will have to beat how you ask her. >> we will take a limo to one of the finest areas in baltimore, maybe seafood. the problem itself, the tickets, i got them in hand. >> you are hoping that sophia would become your girlfriend. she is now your prom date. are you guys going steady? >> you can say so. >> what do you like so much about sophia besides the french fries? >> she is by far the most out going person i know.
KICU
Mar 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
bikes on the train. they're asked to steer clear on the first two trains. a permanent change could go before the bart board. >> we have bill martin here and all week you've been telling us how temperatures are ticking up go they got right to the top today. now we're trending down. you see the fog along the coast or maybe as you were heading home from work. temperatures will be trending you down. the highs from today, and highs from tomorrow are going to be cooler by a couple degrees. morgan hill at 81, rain in the pacific northwest. we're getting nothing but a little bit of fog along the coast. fog already shooting across. you can barely see it. there's fog shooting across the bay, and fog up in the head lands. more fog than last night. temperatures cooling down rabidly in oakland. 63 degrees as that cool air pushes across. >> still warm inland. 43? antock. when it gets over the hills, it's getting deeper, fatter. the costal hills agent about a thousand feet. some of that fog will push inland. when i say cooler, i'm not talking 55 for day time. we're still talking 75 degrees in some p
KICU
Mar 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
quickly to the changing role of social media and how it will play a key part in investigating and solving crime. >> it creates a different level of accountability. there is a lot of preparation taking place with that. >> it goes on throughout the night here, they will tweet until midnight. in palo alto until 2:00 a.m. reporting live, back to you. >> our web site ktvu.com has more information on the ride along. look for the information there for today's web links. >>> today, the police department graduated the first academy of police officer fist four years and the first under police chief jordan. proud families cheered as the 38 new officers got their badges. city leaders say it is the most diverse class in the city's history. they speak 11 languages including russian and american sign language. seven new dispatchers graduated. this academy is the first of 3 planned this year. >>> the bay area baseball coach, facing felony molestation charges today. the 52-year-old surrendered in martinez and posted bail and released this afternoon. you see him there in the middle wearing shorts. the long
KICU
Mar 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
gauze. >> eventually he gets the gauze changed and the adventure is not over there. they have to take tanner into the car. >> it is blood. >> it is your blood. >> i don't want it. i just want to hold your hand. i love my mom. i will knock you out. >> i doubt it. >> they don't call me mike tyson for nothing, dad. >> oh, my goodness. >> there is a website now where tanner is selling t-shirts with some of the catch phrases from his experience here including i am good, bro, i am knock you out, i want to party, i want to hold your hand, where the hell am i and you can buy these online. talk to us about this out of body experience we have tanner with his mom carly and his dad scott joining us via skype. mom and dad, what were you thinking when tanner was ag saul of this wacky stuff. >> we thought he may be faking it because he is a big ham. >> his personality. >> and when he was crying and everything else, no, he is not faking it. >> tanner, what did you think when you saw the video for the first time? >> kind of weird to watch. it is of yourself and you don't remember any of it. >> now tha
KICU
Mar 1, 2013 4:00am PST
that you always poll. is that showing any change? > > so optimism- > i'm guessing not. > > no. that is the reality. it continues to be low. it is at 59% of small business owners are optimistic about the future. and a lot of that is driven, again, back to the original point, by all the uncertainty, this tidal wave of uncertainty around the impact of sequestration, around the debt ceiling that is going to come up, around taxes being back on the table, about the european crisis. > contractors, that is another measure that indicates if they want to hire their own people or not. what is that doing? > > the trend continues to be more contractors in the workforce, and a lot of that has to be a relief valve for small business owners, because you can bring them in on a temporary basis instead of committing to a long-term hire. > all right. michael alter, next month, hoping for better things. thanks so much. > > we can hope. still ahead in traders unplugged, the guys go heavy metal with their views on investing in copper. and coming up later in chart talk, more ways to make money on the sequeste
KICU
Mar 20, 2013 4:00am PDT
statement. do you expect there will be any major changes there, larry? > > i don't expect any changes. we have heard a lot and seen a lot of bernanke lately, and today he has three chances to say something. however, i do think we are going to be looking for detail on what is more important to the fed: an expanding balance sheet, or withdrawing or withholding too early? > and i think we would be remiss if we didn't note that the president will be travelling to israel. what will the markets expect from that trip, if anything at all? > > i don't think the market's really building in any sort of expectations given the amount of numbers, the fomc, cyprus going on, really, it just seems not to be a game-changer at this point. > thank you very much. that is larry shover of sfg alternatives. herding cats may be easier than predicting the outcome of what is repeatedly called "a fluid situation," otherwise known as "cyprus." our cover story explores some of the options left after that country's parliment on tuesday rejected a bailout deal that many say would've been no deal to a lot of
KICU
Mar 13, 2013 11:30pm PDT
states, there's little in his background to indicate any change to the church's conservative stance on issues such as abortion, contraception, gay marriage, or the role of women in the church. >> there are some other aspects of the new pope that set him apart as well. he apparently rode the bus to work in buenos aries and cooked his own food. >> reporter: the sight of the white smoke ignited a chilling roar from those in vatican city. the bells of st. peters basilica started rang. at about 8:15 p.m. in vatican city, pope francis emerged from the balcony. [ cheering ] >> reporter: the first pope from south america. the first pope to name himself francis, and the first pope who is a jesuit. is known as a man who can blend first world with third world. old with with new. in a sign some say shows his humility. >> first, i ask a favor of you. >> reporter: he asked catholics around the world to bless him. >> i ask that you pray to the lord so that he blesses me. >> reporter: so pope francis bowed, and absolute silence descended on vatican city. >> at one point, i got chills just from the sil
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Mar 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
arguing the agency violated a federal law meant to stop major changes that will hurt airport safety. the faa says they can not comment on pending litigation. >>> new at 7:00, a 49er talks for the first time in a national story about being gay in the nfl. noah walker is live and says it took time for harris to address the truth after it first came out? >> reporter: gasia, in this city, being gay and being out about it does not get a shrug but an nfl player? >> reporter: former san francisco 49er told cnn what most assumed after he was charged with assaulting his boyfriend last august. why say it out loud so publicly now? >> i want people to know, if they are gay athletes or athletes still in the the chooseet or youth who are not quite sure what their sexuality is to realize that not only is that not unique but those feelings are common feelings. >> reporter: if they are common feelings on the football field, they are not commonly discussed. the 6'7, 329 linebacker played five seasons with the 49ers one with the raiders knowing he was gay and keeping it secret. the lastcloset.org. a campai
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Mar 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT
aggression towards her, that kind of changing it all. >> the university has changes his teaching aseen m he will not return as anned a jujt law professor. olmstead was actually arrested in lieu of custody for second-degree theft. people are wonderering if they he will ever have a job at the yooirt again. >> i think everybody needs to learn how to disagree without being disagreeable. >>> dash cam video from a patrol car in north carolina of a high speed car chase that started driver drove right through a check opponent. they didn't slow down and the deputies got in their car and started driving. you see the driver driving erratically, swerving. they chase him for a while, but the deputies use the pittman nooufr to make this guy lose control of their car. they dump kurie's car a couple of times. and this is the time you see them pull that pittman nooufr. the deputy smashes his car into the subpoena's car. he takes off running into the woods, but he was letter arrested by deputies. >> they did arrest him and charged him with possession and intent to sell or distribute cocaine. and a w d.c
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Mar 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
, so the feel, if you will, is starting to change a bit. > now when you say it is changing, is this more of a traditional - some might even stay healthy - environment to be trading in? > > sure. yes. i think that what we were seeing was somewhat inefficient, if you will; although, again, for anyone who was long, they were certainly enjoying it, and short-sided activity was paying the price, but it wasn't really efficient in terms of that two- sided activity. we are seeing much more two-sided anticipation right now. again, though, as i mentioned, it has been a little bit heavily weighted to the sell side, which is completely unusual for what we are used to seeing, even, for the most part, throughout this whole year. really the last few months have just been about upside activity and all about buy-side activity. so, we are actually seeing some rotational type trade occurring here, and we are seeing some activity, again as i mentioned, across the board, other major markets are starting to take notice. > all right, you have a good final day of the week trading today. > > thank you, you
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Mar 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
san francisco. the big changes that are starting tonight. . >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> it is monday, march 4th. hello, everyone. i'm heather hol ms in tonight for gasia. this is bay area news at 7:00. it is the first homicide in campbell in more than five years. a teenager gunned down near his home. now, in the next half hour, grieving family and friends plan to hold a candle light have i yil. it is our top story tonight at 7:00. robert honda spoke with the victim's sister. >> nancy vega loves her brother and now misses him. richard vega was shot multiple times last night while out on a walk. >> he did the best he could to be the best person he could possibly be, you know, with everybody around him. he had a huge heart. >> some neighbors say they heard the shooting. >> we heard twro gunshots. i heard a guy say, "help me," and i saw him walk along the sidewalk and collapse. >> police went door to door today trying to gather information. investigator haves not ruled out the shooling was gang related but emphasized they
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Mar 28, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. amber lee is live where she spoke to the child's father about the changes that need to happen, amber -- >> reporter: just a few minutes ago i spoke to the father of elijah lee. he said his son successfully underwent surgery and that he's relieved the baby is expected to recover. tonight police are looking for the man who was lying in wait and opened fire on a bicyclists. a stray bullet injured a baby who was inside a near by apartment. reshan lee tells us the baby was under the care of the baby's grandmother. >> he's my life, you know. i was with him this morning at 6:00 when i went to work. >> reporter: he told police he was holding his child. a victim said multiple shots were fired. >> i heard pop, pop, pop. >> reporter: police say they only have a general description of the suspect. a black man in dark clothing it appears he fired more than a thousand shots. piercing the walls of an apartment. >> we need more stricter gun laws bottom line. this shouldn't happen. my son didn't do nothing to nobody, i don't do nothing to nobody. i go to work and come home. it's not my fault living i
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Mar 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
dramatic change just in the last couple of hours here in the north bay. of course this storm is on the move. live in marin county, ken wayne. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the winds are blowing we will see some high wind advisory on those bridge s if we haven't already. the san rafael richmond bridge, let's take a look at the system as it comes in real close. it's raining throughout the bay area right now. this thing is right on schedule. we'll come in and see some yellow in the oakland hills. we'll come in in the north bay and we're looking at rainfall around napa it's pretty heavy right now and the american canyon area by 29. if you head out towards vallejo and martinez. these yellows that's significant rainfall. it's coming down hard and you're having a rough time seeing when you're driving. check out berkeley and oakland. steady rain here with the greens. we are seeing really heavy stuff coming in over the hills right now. as a matter of fact let's put this many motion and we get a feel for the motion of the showers. they're moving off very rapidly out toward the west there. let's take
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Mar 20, 2013 11:30pm PDT
, and changes coming to the train tracks where he was killed. >> i am 16 years old. >> reporter: the 16-year-old seen in this video was known for his love of one thing. >> music has been a big part of my life. >> reporter: he played bass and guitar, and loved jazz and blues. >> everybody knew him as the guy who could play the guitar. >> reporter: his life ended yesterday afternoon where he was hit and killed by a train. >> at this point in the investigation, there's nothing to indicate that this was the result of foul play, or an intentional act. >> he was known around campus, and everyone was just sad. everything was quiet. >> reporter: in the last month, jonathan won first place in a local school art contest for this original song entitled hard lessons. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: he said the award inspired him to write more and touch people's lives. >> definitely has motivated me to keep going. >> reporter: despite illegal signs posted it was a well known short cut. >> i can't believe it happened. i just saw him sunday. i talked to him. he seemed okay. then i guess, i heard this ha
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Mar 18, 2013 11:30pm PDT
including one close by have cancelled her concerts. >>> hillary clinton expressed a change of heart today on the issue of gay marriage. >> lgbt americans are our colleagues, teachers, soldiers, friends, loved ones. and they are fum and equal citizens -- full and equal citizens and deserve the rights of citizenship that includes marriage. >> she made the announcement in a video posted online today. during the 2008 presidential campaign she opposed gay marriage. president obama changed his mind on the issue leading up to last year's election. clinton's announcement is fueling speculation she is considering another reason for president. >>> fbi nearly solved, one of the most infamous crimes 23 years ago two thieves stole, 13 works of art from a museum in boston including, rembrant, and manet. agents know the identities of the thieves, but they have not been arrested and the art is still missing. >> they have confirmed the identity of those who entered the museum and others associated with the theft >> the art was traced to connecticut and philadelphia but don't know where it is now. someone may
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Mar 12, 2013 11:30pm PDT
sistine chapel appeared to be not black or white but gray. since then, the vatican has changed the stove. stay with the 10:00 news later this hour the big bets on who will be the next pope and which cardinals have the best odds. >>> also a protest at st. mary's cathedral. the use of pink smoke to highlight one issue. >>> the dow managed to postan eighth consecutive gain. the nasdaq dropped 10. so far this year the dow is up 10%. >>> some promising news for people who like hostess twinkies and hohos. today the company announced they have chosen a buyer for their brand. apollo global management and metropolis and company bid $410 million. the deal still needs approval. the firm hopes to have hostess brands back on store shelves as soon as possible. >>> the panese restaurant is pushing an opening date to march 30th. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. although firefighters have said they believe it was electrical. >>> attacked in a college shower. what the victim did to fight back. >> that's crazy. and it's terrible. >>> unusual weather for early march. where we'll see 80-de
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Mar 26, 2013 4:00am PDT
favorites on their investment holdings. > with passover underway, do you suspect there will be any change in trading volumes on the trading floors? > > i think more muted. being jewish myself, i think a lot of jewish traders and investors take yom kippur and rosh hashanah off a little bit more than passover, so i think there is going to be active trading again. again, being realistic, the market is not going to go straight up. we are going to have bad days here and there. > could be a big short week. good to have you on the show. thank you matt. > > thanks a lot. there's a growing sentiment among companies that outsource a portion of their work - they don't want to be tied to long contracts if the work isn't meeting benchmarks. in our cover story, the undercurrent beneath outsourcing and how it may affect whether jobs are done in-house. a survey by deloitte consulting found companies are seeking more options in outsourcing. in fact, among more than 100 companies in 22 industries, nearly half of them said they'd terminated an outsourcing contract early. "we're not seeing five-, seven-, ten
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Mar 7, 2013 4:00am PST
management shakeup at toyota. the biggest change: the appointment of a former gemeral motors executive to its board. also, toyota's u.s. sales chief gets a big promotion. jim lentz will now run the company's north american operations. toyota says it is doing this to give its regional operations more automony. best buy is telling its employees to come on in! the retailer is cutting down on its work-from-home program. yahoo ceo marissa mayer ignited a debate last week when she banned workers at the tech firm from telecommuting. best buy workers must now get approval to work from home. about 4,000 of best buy's employees currently do so. wanna know a great place to work, where you can find peace of mind? work in a hospital. the american psychological association does an annual review of workplaces that provide a high level of mental well-being. on this year's list, of the 4 top places, 3 are in healthcare. hospitals are aware they're full of stress, but they compensate with perks like fexible hours, exercise and meditation programs. you can smoke, but you can't hide. a growing number of comp
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Mar 6, 2013 4:00am PST
. but as our cover story explains, that may change. it's considered by some a peculiar interpretation of copyright law. the librarian of congress, james billington, determined that "locking cell phones is an essential part of the wireless industry's dominant business model." it prevents us from legally buying one cellphone at a subsidized rate through a carrier and even after the service contract expires taking that phone to another carrier for use later. michael hodel tracks carriers for the financial data firm morningstar. "this is a situation where a technicality has been used to do something it was never intended to do." the obama adminstration says copyright law was never intended to be this restrictive. it's asked the fcc, commerce department and others to look into changing the law. if that happens, some predict the price of cellphones and smartphones may rise quickly. "it is no secret that consumers will pay more for phones, because the carrier isn't going to absorb the cost. they'll front-load the contracts so you'll pay more up-front and the value of the phone will die at the e
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Feb 28, 2013 11:30pm PST
changes if we continue to see low snow and rainfall totals for a series of years. in marin county, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and it has been a dry january and a dry february in the bay area and in the mountains. check out december, remember how wet that was. 158% of average. san jose was 144% of average. january we only had five days of rain. not heavy at that. three days of rain in february. and where does that leave us, we're way down. 85% of average right now in santa rosa. san jose just 71% of average. so rainfall and snowfall way off from now. when i come back we'll be talking about the long range forecast which does show a little bit of rain. >>> benedict xvi says goodbye. >> th well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you
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Mar 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
down, we took them off. the chain controls were not in effect on interstate 80. that could change. >>> on wall street today, the dow industrial kept on climbing. >> the dow gained 42 points closing at 14,296, the nasdaq fell just 1. >>> president obama is trying a different tactic with republican in congress. he's reaching out to them. he invited 11 members for dinner tonight. >> several are harsh critics of administration policies. he's apparently seeking common ground for a deal to cut the deficit and other items on his agenda. the president has also requested separate meetings with other republicans next week. >>> hundreds gathered tonight for a missing martinez teen. ryan mengivar gone an hour ago at creek side bible church. this video just came into that news room of that emotional vigil. he was seen 8 days ago. classmates said he'd been bullied at school. police are calling this a voluntary missing persons case. >>> scheduled release of a sexual offender, there's an effort underway to try to stop the parolee from moving in. >> deputies knocking on doors handing out flyers al
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Feb 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
. she's not happy to hear about the change. >> they're going to drive people to drive in spite of gas prices this won't effect parking lots just yet. >>> and now to berkeley where people are demanding answers about the death of a mentally ill person in custody. police of refusing information on moore, who was transgender. he died two weeks ago on austin way. moore stopped breathing after a struggle. the cause of death has not been released. berkeley police say, quote, we can't comment on specific information or even address inaccuracy which may be discussed in public discussion regarding this incident. >>> part of a human skull has been found. investigators from the alameda sheriff's department shifted through information. the cull appears to have been there more than one year. teenagers discovered it yesterday. >>> army private bradley manning today pleaded guilt to leaking classified military material in the so-called wiki leak scandal. the former intelligence analyst admitted to ten counts of battle field reports. now facing 20 years in prison and a court marshall on a dozen remain
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Mar 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. >> they say knowledge is power. government hasn't really kept up with all the changes. >> reporter: on this evening vargas was helping put together computer programs that would have not so traditionally radical intent of allowing oaklanders to find foreclosed homes and even find out which street drains are plugged up. oakland resident akerman spoke about getting open oakland in contact with young people living in the city. >> it was a big surprise to me when i moved to oakland and i found myself in the middle of a war zone. >> reporter: they're finding the digital divide may not be a real issue. >> there's a perception that the under class in oakland isn't using the internet and that they don't have access to it and informs they do. >> reporter: some young people in akerma's neighborhood used pictures to show off guns. >> well yeah, i google a lot of things. >> reporter: like what? >> like for instance right now we're looking for a place to live. >> reporter: lisa hernandez was cruising through the area of oakland known as deep east and to the rest of the area as east oakland. we spoke
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Mar 10, 2013 11:30pm PDT
citizens sponsor their same-sex spouses for a green card. san jose congressman plan to change that. >>> tomorrow, students will put away their books and look forward to summer employment. the competition for jobs is fierce. >> reporter: right now this is the only water at water world california. but with the parks opening just a few weeks away, the cleaning and hiring are already taking off. >> reporter: applicants lined up at the concord hilton looking for a chance to work. these job seekers say they haven't found any improvement yet. >> this is the only job i can get. i could not even get a holiday job. >> reporter: summer jobs may be a different story. just this week, jamba juice said they will be hiring 400 people. still they say they are getting thousands of applicants for those jobs. >> it is a lot. because we are seeing teenagers and adults kind of competing for a lot of the same positions. >> among them 36-year-old michelle kitterman. >> it's real -- really hard to find a job. i don't know maybe it's just my age bracket. they want younger or way older. >> reporter: still ap
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Mar 4, 2013 4:00am PST
carnival. what are you seeing there? > > we are not seeing really any big changes, nor in bookings, nor prices. right now it is still kind of high season for cruises, and cruises are booking very well right now as we get closer to summer. that is when you are going to see some of the more discounted pricing as the caribbean goes into its off- season. > the consumers are bouncing back from that disaster. good to have you on the show. that is jeanenne tornatore of orbitz. enjoy florida. > > thanks. my pleasure. coming up, how a fluttering airline stock could lead to profits for one trader. chart talk is next. andrew keene, president of keeneonthemarket.com, joins us now for chart talk. good morning on this monday to you as well andrew. what do you think about u.s. airways stock? > > i have been looking at this one for a while, and it has recently had a nice little pullback. on the daily chart, it got down to $12.70, and then it had a big tail on the bottom - big tail means aggressive buying. on friday the stock surged up to $13.95. also we have seen unusual option activity. i have seen a
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Mar 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
dominican republic. if confirmed by congress, he will likely tackle changes to immigration and minimum wage. one of the first industries outside of government to feel the pain of sequester cuts is travel. after the automatic budget cuts took effect, non- essential travel by federal employees was eliminated. that translates into a loss of at least 30% of the business for some hotels. the faa has also threatened the closing of control towers at smaller airports and longer lines at bigger airports, all due to the automatic sequester cuts. boeing may be losing altitude with customers. spice jet limited, an indian discount carrier that once operated 100% with boeing jets, is considering a full switch to airbus. according to bloomberg news, the decision is based on next generation technology in airbus aircrafts. yesterday, lion air signed a $24-billion deal with airbus rather than boeing. boeing continues to test its troubled dreamliner batteries with hopes of getting its 787s back in the air. the stock continues to trade shy of a 5- year high. despite still working its way through bankruptc
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Mar 15, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. >>> downtown st >>> it's a big change for the city of hayward, a new major project that changed two lanes of traffic into a loop through downtown. noelle walker reports about what the project is all about and why some business owners are worried. >> reporter: the preparations have been under way for weeks in downtown hayward. through new lights, new cameras and now action. >> change is good. most change is for the better. >> reporter: traffic signs have been warning drivers of tonight's big change. turning left is not right. >> we expect a little bit of confusion. >> we're doing this because it's eight clock. >> so you knew it was coming? >> yeah. >> reporter: at 8:00 the city flipped a new light on a new downtown hayward loop. it turns three main arteries into one way streets it's also turning some seasoned drivers into novice navigators. >> do you know what's happening? >> no. >> do you know where you're going? >> sushi. >> this animation shows the downtown loop around mission, foothill and eighth street. the goal of the $80 million project is faster traffic. congestion is graded
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